Bioethics: An Anthology (Blackwell Philosophy Anthologies) by Helga Kuhse, Udo Schüklenk, Peter Singer

By Helga Kuhse, Udo Schüklenk, Peter Singer

Now absolutely revised and up-to-date, Bioethics: An Anthology, third edition, encompasses a wealth of recent fabric reflecting the newest advancements. This definitive textual content brings jointly writings on an unheard of diversity of key moral matters, compellingly provided via across the world well known scholars.

  • The most recent version of this definitive one-volume assortment, now up to date to mirror the newest advancements within the field
  • Includes a number of new additions, together with very important old readings and new modern fabric released because the unencumber of the final variation in 2006
  • Thematically equipped round an remarkable diversity of concerns, together with dialogue of the ethical prestige of embryos and fetuses, new genetics, neuroethics, existence and loss of life, source allocation, organ donations, public healthiness, AIDS, human and animal experimentation, genetic screening, and matters dealing with nurses
  • Subjects are truly and captivatingly mentioned by way of globally exotic bioethicists
  • A specified index permits the reader to discover phrases and themes now not indexed within the titles of the essays themselves

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Ethical relativism, sometimes also known as cultural relativism, is one step away from ethical subjectivism, but it also severely limits the scope of ethical argument. The ethical relativist holds that it is not individual attitudes that determine what is right or wrong, but the attitudes of the culture in which one lives. Herodotus tells how Darius, King of Persia, summoned the Greeks from the western shores of his kingdom before him, and asked them how much he would have to pay them to eat their fathers' dead bodies.

Pence. Dorothy A. Greenfeld and Emre Seli, “Assisted Reproduction in Same Sex Couples,” pp. 289–301 from M. V. ), Principles of Oocyte and Embryo Donation, Springer-Verlag, 2013. With kind permission from Springer Science+Business Media. Derek Parfit, “Rights, Interests, and Possible People,” pp. 369–75 from Samuel Gorovitz et al. ), Moral Problems in Medicine, Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1976. Courtesy of D. Parfit. Ruby Catsanos, Wendy Rogers, and Mianna Lotz, “The Ethics of Uterus Transplantation,” pp.

Benjamin Freedman, “Equipoise and the Ethics of Clinical Research,” pp. 141–5 from New England Journal of Medicine 317: 3 (July 1987). Copyright © 1987 Massachusetts Medical Society. Reprinted with permission from Massachusetts Medical Society. Samuel Hellman, “The Patient and the Public Good,” pp. 400–2 from Nature Medicine 1: 5 (1995). Reprinted by permission from Macmillan Publishers Ltd. John Harris, “Scientific Research Is a Moral Duty,” pp. 242–8 from Journal of Medical Ethics 31: 4 (2005).

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